The Significance of Lung Function Changes in Asbestosis

Abstract

Asbestos is the name given to a series of minerals composed of fibrous silicates of magnesium and iron which find widespread use in industry. Inhalation of the dust may cause asbestosis, a crippling form of pulmonary fibrosis, which usually does not appear until many years after the initial exposure. There is also an increased incidence of carcinoma of the… (More)

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@inproceedings{Williams2004TheSO, title={The Significance of Lung Function Changes in Asbestosis}, author={Roger Williams and P Jones}, year={2004} }